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Abdominal Migraine is a form of Migraine seen mainly in children. It's most common in children ages five- to nine-years-old, but can occur in adults as well. Abdominal Migraine consists primarily of abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. It was recognized as a form of Migraine disease as links were made to other family members having Migraines and children who had this disorder grew into adults with Migraine with and without aura... Read Abdominal Migraine - the Basics .
My son is 7 years old and for the past two years he has experienced headaches on the right side of his head, most always they wake him in the very early morning hours. We have been to our pediatrician, who suggested an MRI. The results showed nothing unusual. He gave us a prescription for a migraine medication that had not been tested in children so I did not fill it. I try to administer Advil early if my son wakes up complaining of a headache, but most often it doesn't help and he ends up vomiting several times until he feels better. There are no foods that I can relate to these headaches. I have also tried massage, cold packs, etc- no help. Any suggestions? Brandy.
A sad fact about Migraine treatment is that we use many medications that were developed for other conditions and many that haven't been tested for children. This is ...
Medications Treatments for PAD help manage leg pain and improve function, as well as reduce the risk for heart attack and stroke. Drugs used for improving leg pain and function are generally those that either prevent blood clots (typically antiplatelet drugs) or improve blood flow. Aspirin and Other Antiplatelet Drugs Antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin reduce the risk for blood clots. Most patients with peripheral artery disease receive antiplatelet medication. For the most part, this recommendation is made to prevent future death from heart attack or stroke. (However, recent studies have indicated that aspirin may not have much benefit in preventing heart attack or stroke in patients with PAD.) Antiplatelet drugs may or may not provide benefit for PAD symptoms and progression. Aspirin is usually the recommended first-line choice. Clopidogrel (Plavix) is recommended as an alternative. Dipyridamole (Persantine) may help prevent complications of PAD when taken along with aspirin. Studies are...
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